All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘World Series’

Erin Andrews: From the Ball Park to the Ballroom

Erin Andrews traveled from the ball park to the ballroom in record time on Monday. The Dancing With the Stars anchor and Fox News reporter covered Game 5 of the World Series in New York on Sunday. The game went into extra innings, with the Kansas City Royals emerging victorious. Because of those extra innings–and sticking around to hand out …

Read More

Twitter, Which Can’t Attract New Users, Is Running World Series Ads

Twitter, Which Can’t Attract New Users, Is Running World Series Ads

Twitter, a company that’s basically had the same amount of users for the past year, is looking to improve its reach with a new TV ad running during the World Series. It’s called “Post Season”, and the 30-second spot highlights Twitter’s new Moments feature. Check it out: What do you think? If you’re not a Twitter user, does that entice …

Read More

Taco Bell To Give Away Free Breakfast If Base Gets Stolen In World Series

American fast-food restaurant Taco Bell has announced the seemingly impossible – give away free breakfast, specifically an A.M. Crunchwrap, to everyone in the United States. “If someone steals a base in the World Series, we’re giving away free A.M. Crunchwraps to everyone in America,” the restaurant said in a Twitter post. If someone steals a base in the World Series, …

Read More

James Taylor Lauds Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park With New Original Song

James Taylor returned to Fenway Park in Boston this weekend–home of the Boston Red Sox–to laud both the baseball team and the venue with an original song. ‘Angels of Fenway’ has been a labor of love for the singer. He’s worked on it ever since the Red Sox broke their 86-year title drought back in 2004, winning the World Series. …

Read More

Kansas City Royals Leading World Series 2-1: Why This Might Spell Doom For The San Francisco Giants

The Kansas City Royals are now in the driver’s seat after beating the San Francisco Giants 3-2. This victory puts the World Series at 2-1 and gives Kansas City home field advantage going into the next game. It is the second straight win for a fired-up Kansas City team, one that hasn’t claimed a World Series win since 1985. Things …

Read More

Leah Remini Guest Hosts On ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Leah Remini returned to Dancing With the Stars this week, but in a much different capacity than the last time she graced he ballroom floor. This time she served a guest host while Erin Andrews is off doing sideline reports at the World Series. Co-hosting with the show’s mainstay, Tom Bergeron, Remini was thrilled to return. “So excited to be …

Read More

Curt Schilling Knocks Half Million Off Price of Home

Curt Schilling, the famous Boston Red Sox player known for his ‘bloody sock’ during the 2004 World Series winning game, is undergoing serious financial issues and has dropped a half million dollars off the asking price of the home he is selling outside of Boston. This past fall the family held an estate sale in an effort to raise funds, …

Read More

Mazeroski Memorabilia Sold for More Than $1.7 M

77-year old William Mazeroski played for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1956 to 1972, as one of the greatest second-basemen to play the game, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001. Therefore, it isn’t difficult to believe that his memorabilia was sold for more than $1.7 million at the 10th Annual Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory Live …

Read More

Red Sox Ad Thanks St. Louis Cardinals Fans

A very interesting ad came out in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Tuesday. The Red Sox took out a full page ad to thank their opponent, the St. Louis Cardinals, after their win at the World Series. The ad pictures two young boys, one wearing a Red Sox t-shirt and the other in a Cardinals t-shirt. Under the picture it …

Read More

Red Sox Beards: David Ortiz Will Shave Beard

“Fear the beard” worked, and now some of the World Series winning Red Sox players are ready to go back to clean-shaven faces. World Series MVP David Ortiz and outfielder Shane Victorino plan to shave their beards in a promotional event Monday sponsored by Gillette. No worries Red Sox fans–most players will be keeping the scruff around for a while. …

Read More

David Ortiz Named World Series MVP (Duh)

Following the Boston Marathon Bombings in April, David Ortiz informed Red Sox fans gathered at Fenway Park that “This is our fucking city and no body is going to dictate our freedom.” Wednesday night, Ortiz was able to demonstrate the truth of said statement to the St. Louis Cardinals after leading his team to their third World Series Championship in …

Read More

World Series: Here’s What Twitter Is Saying In Real Time

Currently the Boston Red Sox are leading the St. Louis Cardinals in the series 3 games to 2. Follow what people are saying about the game in real time. Here’s the #WorldSeries conversation: Tweets about “#WorldSeries” There have been reports that large crowds are beginning to gather around various points of Boston in hopes of a Boston win:

Read More

“Catching Fire” Final Trailer Airs During World Series

When we last left Katniss Everdeen (played by Jennifer Lawrence) on the big screen, she was pondering life after her victory in The Hunger Games. When asked by Peeta (played by Josh Hutcherson) what is going to happen when they get back, Katniss replies, “I don’t know…. I guess we try to forget.” Try all they might, neither Katniss nor …

Read More

James Taylor Starts National Anthem Wrong [Video]

Music legend James Taylor is known for many things; his rhythmic voice, impressive guitar skills, and now added to the list is his incorrect start to the “National Anthem.” The 55-year-old began singing “America the Beautiful” instead of “The Star Spangled Banner,” during Game 2 of the World Series, which took place at the world renowned Fenway Park. The soothing …

Read More

Red Sox Win Game 1 Of World Series

The Boston Red Sox were more than ready for the St. Louis Cardinals for Game 1 of the World Series Wednesday. The Red Sox beat the Cardinals 8-1 at Fenway Park. For those who watched, the Cardinals created enough errors to give the advantage to the Red Sox. During the first inning the Red Sox scored three runs after Mike …

Read More

Cardinals Defeat Dodgers, Advance to World Series

Fans of the St. Louis Cardinals are cheering today. Game 6 of the NL championship series proved fruitful for the St. Louis Cardinals as the team advanced to the World Series after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers, which grosses the second highest payroll within the league with an astonishing combined total of $220 million (9-0). This win serves as the …

Read More

Nolan Ryan Steps Down from Rangers Amid Controversy

Baseball legend Nolan Ryan announced his retirement as CEO with the Rangers, Thursday. It may be fan affection, local press loyalty or perhaps some truth causing the controversy over his stepping down from the Texas club, which has alternately been called a resignation and a retirement. “When you make these type of decisions, you have to do it from the …

Read More

Dodgers Trailing Cardinals in NLCS

It’s that wonderful time of year in America, the weather is getting a bit cooler, everything comes in pumpkin flavor, and the World Series is almost upon us. But we still have a few more games to go until we find out which American League team and National League team will be playing each other. The Los Angeles Dodgers put …

Read More

Albert Pujols Signs With LA Angels, Causes Twitter Eruption

The particulars of Albert Pujols’ and his choice of destinations in relation to where he’ll be playing baseball for the foreseeable future aren’t what’s important here. Instead, the reaction such a decision causes, especially throughout the world of social media, is the goal here, and as you well know, sports news can cause some of the most vocal reactions on …

Read More

World Series Twitter Fun With Devon La Russa

Normally, it’s the athletes that issue misguided Twitter posts that cause social media blowback, but this time, we get to thank Devon La Russa, daughter of St Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, for providing yet another lesson on how not to use Twitter, especially when you are, or are related to someone who resides in the public’s eye. What …

Read More

The Web Prepares For the World Series

Tonight, the Fall Classic resumes as the Texas Rangers and the St Louis Cardinals battle for Major League Baseball supremacy. Naturally, fans of both teams are gearing up for the World Series, and considering the proliferation of sports fans on the Internet, much of these preparations and celebrations are happening online. Twitter, of course, is one of the primary outlets. …

Read More